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is it that the united states pays 22% of the bill and japan pays only 12% ? guest: china, i think the number is 3.1%. that is what is insane. if you add in the money they get from the one, it is much lower. host: in germany, they only have 80 million people, they pay 8%. guest: we are suckers. they know, our checkbooks are open. i have no problem giving $8 billion to the u.n. if i knew it was working. if i knew these people were solved and the problems of the world, i have no problem. the reality is, they are throwing the money away. we are acting as classic enablers. no different than somebody who is unable in a drug addict or a gambler. if it continued to give these people what they want without forcing behavior, what forces them to change their behavior? host: here is another excerpt. guest: the ivory coast was a former french colony. they had independence. they have had a number of major problems. a civil war raging on for years. the u.n. came in. host: you are trying to interview somebody. guest: trying to. the head of the un peacekeeping. host: let's watch a little bit. >> i grabbed my came
a movie. host: look at this and we'll get comments on it. >> it was april 20, 2009 and the united states was opening the antiracism conference in geneva, switzerland, it was designed as a forum to reach the u.n.'s moral authority to end racism and discrimination, strengthening human rights everywhere. racism is a denial of human rights, pure and simple. there comes a time in the course of human kind when we must stand firm on the fundamental principles that binds us. there comes a time to reamp our faith in fundamental human rights and dignity and worth of us all. >> it was only the second conference of its kind in the u.n. 60 year history and as the secretary general concluded his opening remarks the man of united nations delivered the keynote -- tapped to deliver the keynote address wait the wings. >> the time is now, ladies and gentlemen. >> who would it stph-b who would it be, the guiding light who could lead the conference toward achieving its vital goals, who better than this guy,? >> and now to the podium -- >> [applause] >> this is mahmoud ahmadinejad, president of iran. somethin
paid. philadelphia has been the capital of the united states -- the veterans marched on philadelphia to demand payment. the congress at the time, they asked the local police to support them. they had no local police, of course. after that, they said, this will never happen again. we will have our own territory. the congress will be there. we will control it. if we have to call for help, we will be able to call for it because it is our territory. so they created this place called the district of columbia. the constitution gives congress full control over the district of columbia. what congress has done, this was done in 1973, was to delegate some of its authority to a locally elected government to manage the affairs of the district, with congress retain oversight authority. up until then, we had various forms of government, a government appointed, a mayor appointed by the president, and a city council. at one point, we had appointed units -- they were responsible to the congress, but we in the city had no votes at all. not until 1973 did we get the right to vote for our own local gove
finance is quite as sad as this one. it is the president of the united states sitting alone with his laptop in a room where teddy t orevelt sat or lincoln sacke taft sat -- we all know taft 8 with his hands. what was our president doing? donating to his own presidential campaign. >> i want to make sure folks know i am not just talking the talk, i am walking block. the united states of america and my occupation is president. [laughter] >> i think he is someone who built his own niche and putting satire to politics. i know a lot of times my youtube videos will be on the daily show. i think that is incredible. if they are on cnn or fox, they're going to one audience, but when they're on his show, it is the least getting out there to a completely different audience. >> what is the longest time you ever spent looking for clips? >> i do not know. there was a clip of newt gingrich of them supporting an individual mandate with hillary clinton. i knew when i started out, i knew he had supported one. i spent a long time looking for that clip. maybe a few hours. i stumble upon clips. i will loo
. the united states of america and my occupation is president. [laughter] >> i think he is someone who built his own niche of putting satire to politics. i know a lot of times my youtube videos will be on "the daily show." i think that is incredible. if they are on cnn or fox, they're going to one audience, but when they're on his show, it is at least getting out there to a completely different audience. >> what is the longest time you ever spent looking for clips? >> i do not know. there was a clip of newt gingrich supporting an individual mandate with hillary clinton. i knew when i started out, i knew he had supported one. i spent a long time looking for that clip. maybe a few hours. i stumble upon clips. i will look for them and find them in 15 minutes sometimes. that was a clip i went looking for because i knew it was out there. >> we have some more clips. here is one from c-span in 1991 at the press club. this is jay leno. >> when you met with president bush, did he show you the socks he bought to stimulate the economy? >> they are on tour, i did not see those. so many americans want to
approach. >> public says, we got united states senator, why can't they oversee this? >> they brought a very specialized skill. on the panel, you had some members of congress and you had professors like elizabeth warren. they were able to comb through their own budget and bringing array of experts. could congress have done it? probably. with this level of specificity and depth, i don't think you would normally see that from a congressional. >> what it does it mean hank paulson, had been ahead of goldman sachs. and tim geithner secretary of the treasury had been head of the new york fed. is that good for us or bad for us as the public? >> there's good things and there are bad things about it. the good thing is when you're in the midst of a financial crises, there are some benefit of having folks who come from these wall street institutions. new york fed as a regulator, that sits in the new york city, deals on a daily basis of commercial large bank. >> let me ask you a question. if i worked for new york fed and i get a check from the federal government? >> it's an interesting question. the fe
after the fact. >> the public says -- we got united states senators, why can't they oversee this? why do you need to bring another entity in? >> i think they brought a very specialized skill. on the panel you had some members of congress initially but you also had professors like elizabeth warren. they were able to comb through their own budget, bringing a pretty impressive array of experts towards different issues. could congress have done it? probably. but i think this level of specificity and depth, which they did in their report, i don't the you would normally see that from a congressional. but what does it mean that hank paulson, secretary of treasury, had been a head of goldman sachs? and boston geithner, secretary- treasurer, had been head of the new york that? what does all of the mean -- and if you are outside looking in, is a good for us or bad for the public? >> i think there's good things and there are bad things about it. the good thing is when you are in the midst of a financial crisis, there is some benefit to having folks who come from these will street institutions. obvi
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